Field studies have a rich history in higher education with effective active learning pedagogy that immerses students in the environment, helping to transform them into the next generation of scientists.
BIOL 285: NY Stream Biota: ID & Ecology. This is a 16-day, field-based course. Students will learn to identify the organisms commonly encountered in and around the streams and they will also have guest-led workshops on pearly mussel science and electrofishing. The maj... Read More
During this action-packed 14-day field course (July 9 - 22), students will focus on the restoration of the Klamath Basin while studying its social-ecological systems, drawing on local cultural perspectives and historic and present-day human relationships with wildlife and the environment. Students w... Read More
Rivers 2 Reefs Field Institute and The College of Idaho offer: Salmon and Society of the Pacific Northwest (ENV 299T) Summer 2022 Pacific salmon and steelhead migrate 900 miles to spawn in the same high mountain streams in which they were born. Join us on an adventure in... Read More
I've begun developing an iNaturalist Project to support biodiversity literacy for undergraduate learning objectives on our VCU James River field course, "Footprints on the James". This overview project harvests all > 63,000 + observations of 5,000+ species by 4,000+ observers within a narrow buff... Read More
Meet River Field Studies Network 2022 River Scholar, Aaron Koning, National Geographic Young Explorer & Postdoc at University of Nevada, Reno - http://www.aaronkoning.com/research Read More
Congrats to RFSN member and Rogue Rendezvous veteran Dr. Sarah Praskievicz in the Department of Geography, Environment and Sustainability at UNC-Greensboro and her team for being awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for their grant "Cape Fear Watershed Project (CFWP): Water... Read More
Meet another of our first cohort of River Field Studies Scholars, Elise Chapman, Instructor in the Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Studies at the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga. Read More